|Directed by||Guru Dutt|
|Produced by||Guru Dutt|
|Written by||Abrar Alvi (dialogue)
Nabendu Ghosh (screenplay) Majrooh Sultanpuri (lyrics)
|Music by||O.P. Nayyar|
|Edited by||Y. G. Chawhan|
Aar-Paar (English: This or That) is a 1954 Indian noir-comedy Hindi-language film. Directed by Guru Dutt, it has music by O.P. Nayyar and lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri. A light-hearted film (unlike those of Dutt's later years), Aar-Paar stars Johnny Walker, Shyama, Shakila, Jagdeep, Jagdish Sethi.
Kalu is a migrant taxi-driver in Mumbai, He has two women who love him and would like to marry him. Kalu first wants to establish himself and become rich, before he can even think of marriage.
- Shyama as Nikki
- Guru Dutt as Kalu
- Jagdish Sethi as Lalaji
- Johnny Walker as Rustom
- Jagdeep as Elaichi Sandow
- Shakila as Dancer
- Bir Sakhuja
- Amir Banu
- Rashid Khan
- M.A. Lateef
All songs composed by O.P. Nayyar.
|"Sun Sun Sun Sun Zaalima"||Geeta Dutt and Mohammed Rafi|
|"Ja Ja Ja Ja Bewafa"||Geeta Dutt|
|"Babuji Dheere Chalna"||Geeta Dutt|
|"Ye Lo Main Haari Piya"||Geeta Dutt|
|"Hoon Abhi Main Jawaan Aye Dil"||Geeta Dutt|
|"Mohabat Karlo Ji Barlo"||Geeta Dutt and Mohammed Rafi|
|"Na Na Na Na Na Na Tauba Tauba"||Geeta Dutt and Mohammed Rafi|
|"Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar"||Shamshad Begum|
In popular culture
- Dinesh Raheja (5 June 2003). "Aar Paar: A noir comedy". Rediff.com movies. Retrieved 2015-05-25.
- "Changing face of Mumbai in Hindi cinema". The Times of India. Retrieved 2015-05-25.
- "Tanu Weds Manu Returns review: Some swagger and spitting images". India Today. 22 May 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-25.
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